AUSTIN, Texas—The Donald D. Harrington Fellows Program, one of the most well-endowed visiting scholar and graduate fellow programs in the nation, begins its fifth year at The University of Texas at Austin with a new group of 15 outstanding scholars.
Four faculty members join the Faculty Fellows Program. The Graduate Fellows Program welcomes four doctoral fellows and five master’s fellows from other universities and two dissertation fellows from The University of Texas at Austin.
The visiting Faculty Fellows are Dr. Ivan Kreilkamp in the Department of English, from Indiana University; Dr. Carlo Piermarocchi in the Department of Physics, from Michigan State University; and Dr. Joshua D. Sosin in the Department of Classics, from Duke University. Dr. Henrietta N. Edmonds, a Faculty Fellow in the Department of Marine Science, is from The University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute.
The 11 new Graduate Fellows are:
- Michael Crawley in the Department of Accounting, from Indiana University.
- Jennifer Davis in the Department of Communication Studies, from North Carolina State University.
- Nishtha Mehta in the Department of Community and Regional Planning, from the University of Michigan.
- Michael Pettes in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, from Duke University.
- Richard P. Kent, IV, in the Department of Mathematics, from The University of Texas at Austin.
- Lev Michael in the Department of Anthropology, from The University of Texas at Austin.
- Bhart-anjan Bhullar in the Department of Geological Sciences, from Yale University.
- Emma Saito Lincoln in the School of Information, from Amherst College.
- Rebecca Onion in the Department of American Studies, from Yale University.
- Sylvia Romo in the Department of Latin American Studies, from the University of California at Berkeley.
- Maria Nicole Soriano in the School of Information, from Vassar College.
The Donald D. Harrington Fellows Program was created in 1987 by Sybil B. Harrington in memory of her husband, Donald D. Harrington. A $30 million endowment was funded by the Sybil B. Harrington Trust and The Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation to support the program. The award provides salary and research funding to the recipients.